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Why Cal Newport Is Right About Productive Meditation?

Theodore Roosevelt, 26th US President, had hopelessly scattered attention. He had, what his friends called an “amazing array of interests” — a list that contained boxing, wrestling, bodybuilding, dance lessons, poetry readings, and a lifelong obsession with naturalism. While studying at Harvard, his landlady was not pleased with her young tenant tendency to dissect and […]

A place of one’s own

I am reading Cal Newport’s new book called Deep Work. It starts with a story about Carl Jung, needless to say I was straightway hooked. It couldn’t resist sharing the story with you. It starts like this… In the Swiss canton of St. Gallen, near the northern banks of Lake Zurich, is a village named […]